Friday, March 1, 2013

Handmade Happenings, March 1-3, 2013

Pear Hat - Soft Hand Knit by Poppy and Purl
Can you believe it's March already?! Spring is just around the corner, but the fun is starting tonight with First Friday events in downtown Raleigh. It continues on through Sunday, with the St. Baldricks Day fundraiser at Napper Tandy's in Raleigh, a fun & meaningful way to start the month. See you there! 

Friday, March 1
First Friday - Raleigh
Join us for a fun-filled introduction to Raleigh's exciting art, music and dining scene.  Enjoy a free self-guided tour of local art galleries, art studios, museums, retail, restaurants and alternative art venues!
Where: Downtown Raleigh
When: 6:oo pm - ??? (times vary by venue)
Sellers to look for: 
* Bordeaux Lane Studio will be at the Morning Times Market on Harget Street (between Fayetteville & Wilmgington Streets.) Local art vendors, live performances & more! In front of the Morning Times Coffee Shop and the Raleigh Times Bar from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm.
* metamorphosis metals has an open house at their studio in The Carter Building- 14 Glenwood Ave, Studio #24 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
More info:
Saturday, March 2
Wake Forest Farmers Market
Fresh-off-the-farm produce; pasture-raised beef, poultry, and pork; free-range eggs; honey, jams, and preserves; delicious baked goods; knits & fiber, and more!
Where: 110 S. White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
When: 10:00 am - Noon
Artists to visit: Poppy and Purl, A Stitch Niche, Tracey Gurley Bath & Body

More info:

Sunday, March 3
St. Baldrick's Day Event - Raleigh
Napper Tandy's Irish Pub in Raleigh is hosting a head-shaving festival to support St. Baldrick's Foundation, an organization that raises funds for childhood cancer research. 
Where: Napper Tandy's Irish Pub, 126 N West Street, Raleigh, NC
When: 11:00 AM - 6:00 pm
Artist to visit: Bordeaux Lane Studio (a percentage of all event sales will be donated to St. Baldrick's)
More info:

Shop Local Online! Team Member Etsy Shop Sales!
- JB Lawson Photography - 10% off with coupon code "TRIANGLE10"

- Prickly Paw Crafts - Use code "Ribbon10" for 10% off Ribbons
- The Gift Garden - 20% off your purchase with coupon code "SpringCleaning"

We hope you'll visit our NC Triangle Etsy Team members and say hello.  Check in each week for more handmade arts & crafts festivities throughout the spring! 

(Members, if you have an event or sale coming up, send your information to Orange Cat Art to get onto the calendar! )

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